silk hat

silk hat
noun Date: circa 1836 a hat with a tall cylindrical crown and a silk-plush finish worn by men as a dress hat

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  • silk hat — silk′ hat′ n. clo a man s tall, black silk hat, esp. a top hat …   From formal English to slang

  • silk hat — n. a tall, cylindrical, narrow brimmed hat covered with silk or satin, worn by men in formal dress …   English World dictionary

  • silk hat — noun a man s hat with a tall crown; usually covered with silk or with beaver fur • Syn: ↑dress hat, ↑high hat, ↑opera hat, ↑stovepipe, ↑top hat, ↑topper, ↑beaver • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • silk hat — silk hatted, adj. a tall, cylindrical, black hat covered with silk plush, worn by men for formal dress. Cf. beaver1 (def. 4), opera hat, top hat. [1825 35] * * * …   Universalium

  • silk hat — noun a man s tall cylindrical hat covered with black silk plush …   English new terms dictionary

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  • hat — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. cap, headgear, bonnet; headdress; derby, bowler; turban, cloche. See clothing. pass the hat II (Roget s IV) n. Syn. headgear, cap, millinery, headpiece, helmet, chapeau, bonnet, lid*, roof*, bean… …   English dictionary for students

  • hat — Synonyms and related words: Balmoral, Dutch cap, Panama, Panama hat, Salvation Army bonnet, Stetson, astrakhan, balaclava helmet, baseball cap, beany, bearskin, beaver, beret, boater, bonnet, boot, bowler, brass hat, breech, busby, calash,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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